50-5-1102. Findings and purpose. (1) The legislature finds and declares that many residents of long-term care facilities are isolated from the community and lack the means to assert their rights.
(2) The purpose of this part is to:
(a) establish and recognize the fundamental civil and human rights to which residents of long-term care facilities are entitled; and
(b) provide for the education of residents and staff regarding these rights.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 582, L. 1987.